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Search: Posts Made By: thomsonjd
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 06-11-2002
Replies: 31
Views: 16,590
Posted By thomsonjd
Sailing command language

Dirk,
Please note that English as spoken by our American friends can be signficantly different to English as spoken by the Brits. You will need to decide if you are more likely to have Brits or...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 04-26-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 885
Posted By thomsonjd
How to select a surveyor?

Eugene,
Make sure that your list includes surveyors recommended by persons other than your broker. (He / she may not like you choosing someone that they have not recommended - but an independent...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-08-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 1,682
Posted By thomsonjd
rolling furler

Was the furler listed in the listing details when you bought the boat? If so, it should not have been removed and you should go after the P.O. to get it replaced.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-08-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By thomsonjd
PFD''''s for kids

Connecticut boating regulations require children under 12 to wear PFD''s at all times when the vessel is under way, unless in an enclosed cabin. My 9 year-old (65lb) is reluctant to come on board my...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 04-08-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By thomsonjd
Off shore sailling

The answer to your question is "it depends". Yachts will generally survive (if they have sufficient sea room) long after their crew have given up). To understand how bad it can get, read up about...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-04-2002
Replies: 3
Views: 1,068
Posted By thomsonjd
Paddle bits for drilling decks

Are they not the same? I am guessing that what is being advised is to use a spade/paddle bit that has "spurs" that scribe the outside of the hole leaving a smoother hole finish.
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 04-02-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 1,226
Posted By thomsonjd
Binoculars

While I appreciate the choice of binoculars may be primarirly driven by personal choice and price I''d be grateful for any advice on the following:

Is it worth paying the additional $500 on the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 01-03-2002
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By thomsonjd
Charting Software

I will soon be the proud owner of a C&C with a Furuno DGPS with diffrential. This is already wired for a laptop. Can anyone advise me the best navigation / charting software package to use. I will be...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-29-2001
Replies: 1
Views: 2,259
Posted By thomsonjd
Spade Anchors Aluminum vs Steel

Does anyone have any experience with these anchors? Practical Sailor recently gave the aluminum Model 80 very high marks - however Spade Anchor themselves recommend the steel version for a main...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-21-2001
Replies: 1
Views: 809
Posted By thomsonjd
Bow roller - C&C35

I have been surprised by the absence of a bow-roller on the C&C35MkIII. Does anyone know how a bow-roller can be retro-fitted to one of these boats?
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 11-30-2001
Replies: 6
Views: 3,702
Posted By thomsonjd
34'''' C&C

Take a look at http://www.cncphotoalbum.com/index1.htm
Under "Comments" there is one entry written about a 1981 C&C34+ Also under "Brochures" you will find a large number of brochures for 34 ft...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-28-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 6,647
Posted By thomsonjd
Replacement Teak and Holly Sole (C&C 37)

Does anybody know where I can get a replacement teak and holly sole for a 1984 C&C 37. An approximate cost would also be helpful

Jonathan
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 11-20-2001
Replies: 7
Views: 2,432
Posted By thomsonjd
Stanchions

I have been looking at 35 and 37ft C&C''s from the mid 80''s. These boats have an alloy (aluminum?) toe-rail to which the stanchions are bolted and then through-bolted to the deck/hull joint. I am...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-19-2001
Replies: 8
Views: 1,497
Posted By thomsonjd
Pearson 37 R 1980-1982

Not sure what the "r" stands for, but there are 5 37ft Pearsons listed on yachtworld.com - one of them looks like the boat referred to in the previous message in Annapolis

Jonathan
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 11-06-2001
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By thomsonjd
Moving from fresh to salt water

Does anyone have any views on the problems I might encounter if I were to move a boat that has spend +/- 15 years in fresh water to the coast. I am looking for knowledge specifically on the effect of...
Forum: Chartering 10-26-2001
Replies: 9
Views: 2,682
Posted By thomsonjd
Do I have the experience for bareboat?

One option you may want to look into is taking a "bareboat" charter from a flotilla company. I did this a number of years ago in the Greek Islands. Having paid a small premium for the "bareboat"...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 10-11-2001
Replies: 15
Views: 10,952
Posted By thomsonjd
Boat Cushions and Foam

I remember my mother years ago rubbing a standard candle (suggest you use colorless!!) up and down a zipper on a jacket that was sticking badly. Not sure if it would work on "frozen"...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-05-2001
Replies: 2
Views: 2,149
Posted By thomsonjd
Trident 35 Information needed

Try a search on google.com for "Trident Marine" "warrior 35". I looked at a couple of the sites returned (mostly current owners) and they give rave reports about this boat E.g. "Designed by Angus...
Forum: Cruising and Sailing with Children 10-03-2001
Replies: 4
Views: 1,635
Posted By thomsonjd
KIDS

My suggestion would be to keep the sailing (and motoring) to a minimum but use the boat to quickly (no more than 30 - 45 minutes) get to an anchorage where your children can play on the beach , swim...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-02-2001
Replies: 199
Views: 95,473
Posted By thomsonjd
MacGregor 26 vs. ?

I don''t know the McGregor so can''t answer your specifics on the boat, but I do have some advice re. new vs used.
Unless money is no object, I would strongly recommend that you go with a used boat...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10-01-2001
Replies: 11
Views: 2,196
Posted By thomsonjd
Long Island Sound - Ideal Draft

Eric,
I am based in Fairfield County, Connecticut
Jonathan
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-30-2001
Replies: 11
Views: 2,196
Posted By thomsonjd
Long Island Sound - Ideal Draft

Thanks. That''s very encouraging. Once I get my boat, I''d love to get further advice from you re best anchorages etc.
Jonathan
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 09-30-2001
Replies: 8
Views: 5,526
Posted By thomsonjd
Leaving your boat at anchor

There are very many factors to consider when leaving a boat at anchor unattended. Many have been covered by others already, but in my humble opinion the most important are:
a) adequacy of your...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-30-2001
Replies: 11
Views: 2,196
Posted By thomsonjd
Long Island Sound - Ideal Draft

Being new to the region (but fairly experienced) I have asked a number of people for their advice - but get widely differing opinions regarding ideal draft for Long Island Sound.
I have a family of...
Forum: Learning to Sail 09-29-2001
Replies: 4
Views: 1,289
Posted By thomsonjd
Sailing instruction off SW England

November is getting very late in the season so be prepared for some very cold and inclement weather! I suggest that you look at the Royal Yachting Association''s website (www.rya.org). Click on...
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